Archive for April, 2008

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

Facebook vs Ning (different understandings of social networking)

A great post on Snurblog about the differences between Facebook and Ning - but more importantly about how social network sites reflect different understandings of the social. Succinct and convincing.

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Saturday, April 12th, 2008

Auditland is starting to look a little brittle at last

The I assume young but nevertheless venerable Larval Subjects has an excellent post on the destructive nature of what I’ve been calling “Auditland”, in which work practices are subject to the long and failed history of cognitive bureaucracy, that same bureaucracy founded not only by cold war scientists, but by the likes of Hayek, ironically […]

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